Join OMA for the FREE webinar, "OMA Virtual Advocacy Meet-Up: 2021 Statehood Day Legislative Priorities"
As a longtime partner of the annual Statehood Day advocacy event for Ohio history, the Ohio Museums Association is excited to once again support this year’s event in its new, virtual format. (This year’s virtual Statehood Day will take place March 1. The event is free, but advanced registration is required. Learn more and register for Statehood Day here.)
Want to learn more about this year’s Statehood Day legislative priorities? Join OMA, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from noon-1 pm, for a closer examination of this year’s issues with several subject-matter experts.
This webinar will equip you with the details you need on these legislative priorities, so you can feel confident advocating on behalf of your museum during meetings with your elected officials – as a part of Statehood Day and beyond!
Issues covered will include:
- The state’s FY 2022-23 budge
- The effort to begin Ohio’s participation with the “America 250” initiative
- Historic preservation tax credits
- Ohio’s human burial grounds laws
- Columbus’ Poindexter Village.
About our speakers:
Joining us for this session are panelists:
- Pat Williamsen, executive director of Ohio Humanities
- Melinda Huntley, executive director of the Ohio Travel Association
- Dr. Charles Wash, executive director of the National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center
- Joyce Barrett, executive director of Heritage Ohio
- Todd Kleismit, director of community and government relations with the Ohio History Connection
- Al Tonetti, trustee of the Ohio Archaeological Council
When: Thursday, March 2, 2021, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online – complete webinar login details will be sent to participants after registering
Register: Click here to register
Please note: Registration is limited to the first 100 registrants. This session will be recorded, and will be available for free on the OMA workshop resources page after the session for those who were not able to attend live.